Earth Island Projects

For more than 30 years Earth Island Institute has been a hub for grassroots campaigns dedicated to conserving, preserving, and restoring the ecosystems on which civilization depends. Currently, there are more than 75 projects under Earth Island sponsorship, creating solutions to interconnected challenges and threats facing our planet. Our activist network is visible, expert, diverse, and interactive. Our work is based on guiding principles that place special value on: Nature, Innovation, Passion, Boldness, and Compassion.

AlaskaCleanWaterAdvocacy

ACWA, a project of the Earth Island Institute, works to prevent the degradation of public waters through advocacy, education, litigation, legislation a...

ALERT-ALocallyEmpoweredResponseTeam

ALERT connects oil and public health, making healthy people and healthy communities part of our energy future. We give people the skills and training t...

AllOneOcean

All One Ocean’s mission is to educate our communities about the dangers of marine debris. We believe the solution to ocean pollution starts with educ...

TheAltaiProject

The Altai Project will protect natural landscapes and wildlife and support indigenous cultures and traditional lifeways in and around Russia and the 4-...

AlterTerra

Alter Terra takes an innovative approach to addressing the environmental and socioeconomic effects of unplanned urbanization by promoting initiatives t...

BaikalWatch

Baikal Watch engages local and international communities to protect vital ecosystems in the Baikal watershed and the surrounding Siberian wilderness. ...

BayAreaWildernessTraining

Bay Area Wilderness Training (BAWT) exists as a vital, comprehensive and ongoing source of support to agencies that lead youth wilderness trips. We bel...

CaliforniaInstituteforCommunity,ArtandNature

The California Institute for Community, Art, & Nature (California ICAN) is an oasis for the human spirit, a sanctuary for ancient wisdom, a greenhouse ...

CaliforniaStudentSustainabilityCoalition

The California Student Sustainability Coalition unites, connects, supports, and empowers students from across California to transform their educational...

CaliforniaTradeJusticeCoalition

The California Trade Justice Coalition (CTJC) is an alliance of labor, social justice, public health, and environmental organizations working to stop b...

CaliforniaUrbanStreamsPartnership

The California Urban Streams Partnership is an organization of local, regional and statewide groups in California which advocate for the protection, re...

CenterforEcosystemRestoration

CER is focused on promoting environmental restoration and completing restoration projects. We believe that restoration offers a practicable form of sus...